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Moghalu: Terrorists, kidnappers now demanding ransom in cryptocurrency

    Moghalu: Terrorists, kidnappers now demanding ransom in cryptocurrency

Kingsley Moghalu, former presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says terrorists and kidnappers are now demanding ransom in cryptocurrency. Speaking on Tuesday at the cybertech global conference in

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Bitcoin rally pushes crypto market value to $2trn

    Bitcoin rally pushes crypto market value to $2trn

The cryptocurrency market capitalisation hit an all-time high of $2 trillion on Monday. Reuters reports that the figure is according to data collected from CoinGecko and Blockfolio, as gains over

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After Mastercard, Visa announces plan to allow payment settlements using crypto

    After Mastercard, Visa announces plan to allow payment settlements using crypto

Visa, a global payments technology company, has announced plans to allow payment settlements on its platform using cryptocurrencies. Settlement refers to the daily exchange of funds between Visa’s issuing and

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Report: India to ban crypto trading, penalise owners

    Report: India to ban crypto trading, penalise owners

The government of India has proposed to ban cryptocurrencies and fine anyone trading or in possession of the virtual currency, Reuters is reporting. The news agency cited an unnamed senior

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‘SEC, CBN should provide regulation’ — Osinbajo backs cryptocurrency

  ‘SEC, CBN should provide regulation’ — Osinbajo backs cryptocurrency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is a need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and

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ICPC raises concern over use of cryptocurrency for ransom payments

  ICPC raises concern over use of cryptocurrency for ransom payments

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has expressed concern over the possible adoption of cryptocurrency for

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SEC seeks regulation of digital assets, says $2trn crypto market can’t be ignored

  SEC seeks regulation of digital assets, says $2trn crypto market can’t be ignored

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says there is a need to regulate cryptocurrency trading. Timi Agama, head of registration,

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Bitcoin, Ethereum set new trading records

  Bitcoin, Ethereum set new trading records

Bitcoin and Ethereum hit a new all-time highs on Friday. Bitcoin, world’s most popular cryptocurrency, rose 6.4 per cent to

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether…10 most valuable cryptocurrencies in the world

  Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether…10 most valuable cryptocurrencies in the world

Imagine having money stored securely in a digital format. Money that cannot be torn, mutilated, or physically damaged. That’s a

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IMF backs CBN, says cryptocurrencies may be used for illegal activities

  IMF backs CBN, says cryptocurrencies may be used for illegal activities

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned against cryptocurrency transactions, saying some of the virtual currencies are used for money

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